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We hope you enjoy reading our wide range of pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly.  In the articles below you’ll find preventative healthcare advice, as well as seasonal, local, and practical tips on how to keep your pets healthy and happy.  If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply sign up below.

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Must-have exercise and nutrition tips for dogs in Lanarkshire

January 21st, 2022

Want to start a dog nutrition and fitness routine that will improve your dog’s life this year? We’ve got 10 top tips for making a plan.

Nicola Armstrong has cat wellness advice for owners in Lanarkshire

January 14th, 2022

Now is the perfect time to focus on your cat’s wellbeing after a hectic year. Read our advice on cat grooming, enrichment, and other wellness tips.

Why guinea pig grooming isn’t just for long-haired breeds

January 7th, 2022

The Avenues Vets’ Nurses have some advice on why you should, and how to groom your guinea pig. Read our article…

Is your guinea pig overweight?

December 21st, 2021

New Year is the perfect time to change your guinea pig’s life for the better if they are overweight. Read The Avenues Vets’ advice.

Linsey Wallace explains why cat dieting should be overseen by a Vet

December 14th, 2021

Read why you shouldn’t put your overweight cat on a diet without getting your Vet’s advice first.

Nicola Armstrong talks overweight dog problems and eco-friendly treats

December 7th, 2021

This article contains some interesting ideas for dog owners looking for more sustainable and healthier treats for overweight dogs. Take a look.

Avenues Veterinary Centre’s list of Christmas foods your dog can and can’t eat

November 21st, 2021

Do you know the common Christmas foods that are toxic to dogs? Take note of our lists of foods not to give your dog, and those they can eat.

Try Nicola’s favourite boredom busting toys for small pets this Christmas

November 14th, 2021

When small pets like guinea pigs and hamsters get bored, they can become depressed and some will even self-mutilate. These toys could help.

Christmas and cats – what could possibly go wrong?

November 7th, 2021

In this article, head Vet Nicola Armstrong, shares common causes of Christmas cat injuries and advises how to avoid them.

Four things your cat should be checked for this autumn at Avenues Vets

October 21st, 2021

As the nights draw in, it’s worth thinking about booking a pre-winter health check for your cat to ensure they’re in tip-top condition for the colder months.

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